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in both cities said no tax, and it was not even close. >>> and in states where they voted to legalize marijuana for recreational purposes. in oregon, they said no. and supporters of medical marijuana went own fn for three. we talked to her, she joins me now from new york. welcome back to the show. >> thanks for having me sanjay. >>> medical marijuana was rejected in arkansas, as you know, montana essentially tightened its law on this, but massachusetts became the 18th state to pass a medical marijuana law. how will it work there, do you think, in massachusetts. >> well, i think they have planning to do, they have to figure it out. planning to run the state-run dispensaries, no more than five per county. and you will go to your doctor, if you have a difficult medical condition like aids or hiv or cancer, ms, couldn't of you know, major medical conditions, although there is a bit of a loophole, because it does say other conditions. if the doctor thinks that marijuana is beneficial for you, they write a card and you can go to the dispensaries. and if you can't get to a dispensary, there
of drugs in cities, while also destroying our penal system. the u.s. has more than three times as many prisoners per capita as we had in 1980 and about ten times as many prisoners per capita as other rich countries, according to data from the oecd. about 1.6 million americans were arrested in 2010 on drug charges, most for using marijuana. this week's votes indicate that americans have begun rethinking these policies, perhaps moving towards ones that would deprive drug cartels of their huge profits and allow our police to focus on serious crime. perhaps the most stunning shift this week came not in the passage of a ballot measure or law but an exit poll finding, one that might move us toward major legislation. when asked what should be done with the almost 12 million illegal immigrants working in the u.s., almost 2/3 of respondents wanted to grant them legal status. now, remember, four years ago anti-immigrant voices were so loud that john mccain, the sponsor of a comprehensive and intelligent immigration reform bill-h to run away from his own handiwork when he was campaigning for the
to get jobs growing and try to find a way forward, again, in this gridlock city. i think you'll see a big emphasis on that early. and i think he'll be successful because the republicans are ready to deal on it now. >> i think they would put up a grand bargain and come to him first. i think it's likely the pass because the democrats really want it and the republicans very much need it right now. and on the question of governance, the president needs to learn from. some of the problems he's stel having, he needs to develop personal relationships. governor is not just about going around the country and ban storming as much as the president wants to do this in a second term. it was pointed out the president has played 105 rounds of golf, only one with a republican. >> so we're going to talk about how the president is going to try to develop a new more effect ivg governor style to deal with what is surely item one on the agen agenda, which is to stop the united states from falling off a fiscal cliff when we come back. [ male announcer ] citi turns 200 this year. in that time there've been some
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. the voters in both cities said no tax, and it wasn't even close. >>> and then marijuana. voters in washington state and colorado voted to legalize it for people over 21 for recreational purposes. in oregon, they said no. and supporters of medical marijuana went one for three. we've talked about this before with dr. julie howl land. she's a psychologist. she's editor of "the pot book." she joins me now. welcome back to the show. >> thanks for having me, sanjay. >> medical marijuana was rejected in arkansas as you know. montana essentially tightened its law on this. but massachusetts became the 18th state to passing medical marijuana law. how will it work, do you think, there in massachusetts? >> well, you know, i think they have some planning to do. they need to figure it out. they're planning on having these state-run dispensaries, at least one per county, no more than five per county. and you'll go to your doctor. and if you've got a debilitating medical condition like aids or hiv or cancer, multiple skpler row sis, major medical conditions -- although there's a bit of a loophole because it
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for cash. we headed -- we left the city and headed south towards family in pennsylvania. we were finally let back into salem and our home was destroyed. or a man in the bronx who wants $60,000 to repair his business. there is simply no way to determine if any of these pleas or people are real. and before you think no one would send donation to see blind sites or unknown charities, think again. >> most people respond to charities because they are asked by a letter. >> reporter: art taylor, who heads the better business bureau's alliance, and is following our reporting on bad charities, says 70% of americans who give money donate that money without ever checking to find out where it's going. >> we welcome the public scrutiny that is coming to this. we welcome, you know, the media for getting involved in this because if you don't, i worry that things are going to get worse. people are going to continue to be duped by, you know, unscrupulous claims. >> reporter: which leads us to the real victims of charity scams, the people who really need charity. like these people lined up at the bethel a
. it seems to me that's the logical, rational thing to do. and my belief is, as they have in the city of columbus when i needed the business community to step up on a tax increase that the public had to vote on, very concerned that the business leaders would, in fact, leave the city, take their businesses and relocate somewhere else. they ended up supporting it because they understand that you have to have both. not one. not just the other. it's a combination of both. and it's rational. that's how they have won their businesses. i think it's a great idea. >> you're talking about logical and rational and we're talking about the federal government and washington and congress. and a lot of people might say, yeah, i worked in columbus, ohio. you have a more tight-knit community, but it's not going to work at the federal level because nobody is interested in that. democrats might say, mayor coleman, hey, we won the election. we could play hardball with these ceos. we don't care. >> that's not the way to go. the way to go is bring in those that were hostile and make them their ally. help to
terrorist attacks across five continents around the world in 25 countries. in 25 cities including this city in washington, d.c. again, that's not a regime that you want to have, to have access to military nuclear capabilities. >> all of this talk about what to do with iran, of course, comes down to the relationship between your country and the united states. president obama and prime minister netanyahu talked today and i know the prime minister called the president. i want to show you the headlines the day after the election. these were around the world. netanyahu rushes to repair damage with obama. that was one. perceived tilt towards romney israeli leader must mend relationship with obama. in israel the prime minister is taking heat for a perceived support of romney. i guess the big question is can the relationship be mended? >> there was nothing to mend, erin. president obama has said that he has spent more hours in conversation with prime minister netanyahu than with any other foreign leader. they've had about ten meetings. i've been present at all those meetings. they've been friendly
, everybody is on their own right now. the city has not been here. we saw two red cross trucks the whole time in lefb days. >> reporter: wendy taylor, thank you so much. >> you're very welcome. >> it's interesting because, ashly, when you talk to people, you just have to stand here and people will yell out what they need. they need generators. they need additional help. they need licensed plumbers, electricians. people that can help them get back on their feet. the scope of the tragedy is so huge there simply aren't enough people to come out and help. they need people to come and deliver some foods because they are still in their homes, no place to go. they are freezing basically, ashleigh. >> it's unbelievable. and to see that just off to your left there's a relief center that ended up getting hit with this kind of weather. it's remarkable. stand by the you will for a moment. i want to get over to karen maginnis in our extreme weather center to try to get a picture of where we're at. i got to show you something. i don't think you've seen this yet, karen. this is the picture i snapped out of
being taken away. with us now is new york city councilman elect george sanders. he calls the power failure, the lipa failure, in his words a powder keg. you met with lipa officials today. they said some people on long island may not have power until christmas? is that true? >> when i raised the question to the man and said, how soon will everyone have power, they wouldn't give me an answer, and i said, well, can we say november? can we say december? how about christmas? at that point they said, it is possible. >> what do you make of this? i mean, i know you called for the president of lipa to resign if power isn't restored by monday, but you also said the buck stops with governor cuomo since he appoints lipa board members. who should be held accountable here? >> the first people held accountable should be lipa. lipa has the responsibility to make sure this area has been powered. that responsibility is a dismal failure. what hasn't been mentioned is some people are freezing out here, and we are absolutely -- there are people who are dying thanks to this cold. and we can't -- as an e
to "early start." president obama travels to new york city today for an up close look at what superstorm sandy left behind. the president will survey the damage and talk with residents of staten island, one of the hardest hit areas of the city. it's his second tour of the new jersey devastation. he visited the new jersey coast with governor chris christie just days after the storm. mayor bloomberg turned down the offer he made to assess the storm damage then. victor bloomberg is live in staten island. good morning to you. what is the president hoping to accomplish there today? >> good morning, zoraida. the mission is two-fold, to come and speak with the people who have lost someone or something in this storm. remember, of the 43 deaths across the city of new york, more than half of them on staten island. if they have not lost someone, they've likely lost something. much like the store behind me, completely decimated by the storm. he'll speak sw local officials about recovery and believe me, there's a lot of work to do. it seems like this sporadically across staten island. zoraida. >> i k
, as we flew over parts of other parts of the city and the region that had been impacted, there's still a lot of cleanup to do. people still need emergency help. they still need heat. they still need power. they still need food. they still need shelter. kids are still trying to figure out where they're going to go to school. so there's a lot of short-term immediate stuff that has to be dealt with and we are going to make sure that we stay here as long as people need that immediate help. that's fema's primary task. we'll be coordinating closely with state and local governments to make sure folks are getting the short-term help and heard there's long-term building that's required. you look at this block. and you know that this is a community that is deeply rooted, you know, most of the folks i met here have been here 20, 30, 50 years. they don't want to see their community uprooted. but there's got to be a plan for rebuilding. and that plan's going to be to have to be coordinated and resources. so what i have committed to doing is work with the outstanding congressional delegation led by
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city gas stations are open. that's not all. a week and a half since sandy, a day after a bad nor'easter, an awful lot of people, especially in new york and new jersey, still without power. 666,000 customers. that's actually up from yesterday, thanks to the nor'easter. people are cold, they're living in dark, damaged houses. they say they're getting the run-around from state and federal agencies and utility companies. listen to this woman who lives in staten island. >> where is the generator to heat, to plug in one heater and one light bulb? that i can survive? i'm a united states citizen. >> she's angry at con-ed and fema. fema says it has 15 relief centers across new york city but hopes to double that number by the weekend and have 50 centers up and running eventually. as for the power company in this case con-ed, there's a catch 22. they won't turn on the power until homeowners get their houses inspected for potentially lethal wiring damage but electricians are hard to come by and the company isn't providing any. a company spokesman saying quote, utility companies like con edis
jersey that looks like a massive tent city. it houses more than 200 people affected by the storm, as well as thousands of utility workers and first responders. thousands of them. but fema officials say sandy evacuees will be moved into better housing this week. >>> number five now, the ceo of the popular southern restaurant chain waffle house has been accused of sexual improprieties by his former assistant. she is accusing him of "performing sexual services including inappropriate touching and appearing naked in front of her for the nine years she worked for him. rogers has not responded to the claims. >>> voters in two states, washington state and colorado, voted to legalize marijuana for recreational use. we're not talking about medicine, but simply to get high for fun. check out some of the reaction in colorado this week. >> i am feeling amazing. this is the best day i've seen in my life. >> obviously, it's always nice to be right. so, but, you know, we're really happy and, most importantly, it's just great that we're not going to see another 10,000 colorado e coloradoans arrested. >>
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to the cities searching for a bit of life. for some china's booming economy has been music to their ears. for others the tune has turned more somber. life in a rundown neighborhood so close to the riches of the new china that they could reach out and touch it almost. >> translator: we came to work in the city. >> reporter: and he his wife had followed the china dream to beijing. this is where they live in a tiny one-room house with their baby son. there is room for a bed. barely anything else. for them it isn't cheap. >> translator: back in 2009 when we first came to beijing, the house rent was a bit more than about $15 a month. now it is five times that. >> reporter: inflation has hit the poor hard. >> translator: prices are high. our daily expense is high. it is the same back in hometown. everything is expensive. it's not easy to save money. >> reporter: like minimum, they dream of a better life, a bigger house, and hopes for her son. >> translator: he doesn't want a bigger house, but have you to work hard. he has to work hard. i don't have any income. just stay home and take care of t
, the death toll from the superstorm sandy here in new york city has risen to 43. and that additional person was a 77-year-old man who lived in this far rockaway community who died at a hospital as a result of the injuries he suffered after falling down the stairs. and you've mentioned that it's dangerous to get around. that's absolutely right. there is a very thick fog here. even a blowing mist that possibly you can see on the camera. you can't see really five, ten feet in front of the vehicle as you're driving through this community. now imagine the eight-foot sand dunes in the middle of the street from the sand that washed in from the storm just about two weeks ago. two elements of good news. first, the temperatures aren't as frigid as they have been after that snowstorm came through a few days ago. and, you can see over my shoulder, power is back on for some in this community. while on this side of the street there are lights for these people who are waking up in this community, but just take a few steps with me over here and i'll show you that this apartment building over here is still
you look at the map. residents describe the syria town as basically one city, divided only by a fence. the rebels launched an attack to capture the syria side of the border, early this morning, firing rockets and battling street to street. surrender, bashar al-assad wouldn't save you, they yell to tro troops. surrender, and you will get safety. on friday, rebels claimed victory over government forces and made video of captured troops, as proof. across the border in turkey, few people were celebrating. at a turkish hospital, residents and police ran for cover, when bullets from syria whistled overhead. >> syria is coming into turkey, so how can you handle that. >> reporter: he is a veteran journalist and broadcaster. he said that many turks are afraid that the government's support for rebels could drag their country into a war with the regime. >> it is the most unpopular policy of this government. the government doesn't like it. >> the syrian conflict? >> yes, what the heck, if they're killing each other, let them kill each other. why are we in it? why are we trying to topple assad? >>
is, of course, the biggest city in israel and you saw pictures on israeli tv of people there hitting the deck, going to the ground, going into a brace position. obviously, in anticipation of possibly rockets falling on tel aviv. now, we have gotten now a message from the spokesperson for the israeli defense forces who says he is not aware that any rockets actually landed in tele1r50e6. however, several projectiles did land on the outskirts of southern the southern fringe of the greaters metropolitan tel aviv area, and if a rocket did hit tel aviv, that would be a massive escalation of what's going now, and we just heard general marks talking about how the israeli defense forces were trying to take out rocket positions inside gaza. they have launched no less than 100 missile launching sights, and they say so far they believe their operation is going kre ve well. on the other hand, you still have a lot of rockets that being being launched out of gaza. more than 200 being launched alone today. the palestinians, of course, will tell you that these air raids that are going by the israeli
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for fast, liquid, cold, and flu relief. time for citi price rewind. because your daughter really wants that pink castle thing. and you really don't want to pay more than you have to. only citi price rewind automatically searches for the lowest price. and if it finds one, you get refunded the difference. just use your citi card and register your purchase online. have a super sparkly day! ok. [ male announcer ] now all you need is a magic carriage. citi price rewind. buy now. save later. >>> folks are returning home today to an indianapolis neighborhood in ruins. it was a deadly blast heard miles away, an explosion flattening one home and damaging as many as 80 others. >> most people text me from far away. it is not just that they heard it, they felt it. it is a concussion. >> yeah, we thought maybe a truck had run into our house. and then i thought earthquake. then i thought -- then i came downstair and saw the glass shattered and thought did someone shoot at our window and went outside and you can already see the fire. >> two people died in the explosion. while authorities haven't offi
, the pittsburgh steelers beat the kansas city chiefs in overtime. they tied the game in a field goal at the end of regulation. the steelers were set up for the game winning three pointer in ot. the win could be costly. pittsburgh quarterback ben roethlisberger left the game with a shoulder injury after being sacked in the third quarter. >> pittsburgh holding their breath, no doubt. >> all right. thank you, christine. >>> 16 minutes past the hour. time for your "early reads." eyes wide shut. vernon lowe, "the washington post" reporter who co-wrote paula broadwell's book about general petraeus says he was dumb founded by their affair. he spent 16 months working on the book with broadwell wrote an op-ed posted last night saying "on rare occasions her good looks and close access would prompt a colleague to raise an eyebrow about their relationship. but i never took it seriously." >> it feels like there are 1,000 more shoes to drop on this story. the "seattle times," rescuers will continue their search for two missing men. they spotted the men last night but because of bad weather and wind, they had
, around city blocks. in states like florida, north carolina, new hampshire, and virginia, where i saw them first happened covering the election in virginia on tuesday. a four hour wait where i was. lines were not the only problem, take racine, wisconsin where seven or eight sites ran out of ballots on election day. or in pennsylvania where this machine was malfunctioning. just a small sampling of the problems on election day. and now, despite all of those problems, the supreme court just agreed to hear a change to the voting rights act. it is the most powerful tool. the plaintiff, an alabama county says the fed should not subject some states to stricter standards than others. can the u.s. election process even be fixed? joining me now, voting expert and professor of law, rick hasen. thank you for joining me. you say there was another election meltdown this year, and again, in florida, on your election law blog, i saw that you said let's declare florida an election disaster area and bring in the feds. first, why do you call it a disaster area, do you think those long lines actually affected
on your screen now! >>> gun violence is a very real threat to many inner city kids and some in philadelphia are facing that threat head on. sara hoi has more in this week's "black in america." >> good morning. i work with gunshot patients. how many of you know someone who has been shot? >> reporter: this educator is on the mission to save lives. charles and amy goldberg, chief trauma surgeon at temple chief trauma surgeon at temple university hospital co-founded the cradle to grave program in the city of brotherly love. >> i want to take you to the scene and show you what we do. >> reporter: it brings local high school students into a trauma center to show you the final minutes of life of someone who loses their life. >> that man stood over lamont and fired ten more shots into him. >> you know, gun violence can kill. so i think it's really our responsibility to prevent these kids from coming in. >> reporter: among america's largest cities philadelphia's homicide rate is the worst with african-americans making up 85% of the victims. >> you know, the statistics suggest that as
disaster. queens, we lost 700 homes. this was the third worst disaster in our city. >> not just that, but the people here were not even told to evacuate because this is zone b. they figured the parkway would brunt the wave, and it didn't. let me ask you, electricians. now these people are being told that they need to get licensed electricians, licensed plumbers just so they can get back in their homes, and that's one of the reasons that electricity is being delayed. why? think about it. 2,000 homes. >> their own electrician and plumber come in. these lights won't be on until christmas. we need to get them on now. we live in the greatest city in the greatest nation in the world. we need to get major contractors in here working with the city, getting the electricity put on, and that can be done. if you had a major supplier and a major contractor in here right away, we can have these lights on within a week. the way they're going right now, it's going to take us through christmas to get this done. >> is it lack of will as to why this is being done, or is it just that the problem is so h
in new york city promoted the event as a rally for storm victims. coats were collected for those hit hardest. in north carolina thousands turned out for the parade in fayet fayetteville. the theme was a welcome home for all iraq veterans. two deaths in new york have raised the death toll from superstorm sandy to 116. they are standing watch to ward off luters. >>> for the latest on the resignation of david petraeus, members of congress are expressing concerns that matters of national security may have been compromised. they question the link that the fbi probed into the fernl affairs, which began with a complaint that his mistress was sending harassing e-mails to someone close to the general. >>> tens of thousands of people in the path of superstorm sandy still have no electricity as we have just reported. they are forced to put on layers of clothes just to battle the cold inside their own homes. but some residents are celebrating their first day with power back for the first time. susan candiotti is in the rockaways right now. are there any signs of improvement out there? >> reporte
government. >>> and closer to home now, in new york city, thousands came out to honor vets for the veterans day parade but sandy survivors were not forgotten. donations were collected for them during this time. the storm is now to blame for 43 deaths in new york city. more than 38,000 residents there are still in the dark. cnn national correspondent susan candiotti introduces us to an elderly woman struggling to survive. >> reporter: all bundled up, she manages a smile before the 70-year-old -- yes, 70, makes a twice daily climb up six flights, dragging four gallons of water and a grocery cart and a bucket to her apartment. is it okay if i help you? >> yeah. >> reporter: you're using this for what? >> flushing the toilet. >> reporter: i can't imagine how you carry that and this. this is the third floor, right? do you need to rest? >> yes. >> reporter: catch your breath. >> you're going all the way up to the 16th floor? >> every day. >> reporter: i'm going to try to hold this lady's bag up to there, too. watch the bucket. i don't know how you ladies do it. okay. this is floor five. up we go.
days after super storm sandy. new york city's death toll has risen today to 41 from sandy. and the airlines have been forced to cancel more than 1700 flights. we are live in one of the hardest hit areas. joining me now, top strategist, david axelrod. david, you must be feeling pretty chafed? >> yes, it was a great night, piers. to be in that room at mccormick place last night with that crowd and the sense of joy and idealism and patriotism, frankfully, that was evident in that room. and today the president came by the campaign headquarters and spoke to the young volunteers. not volunteers, but staff. and it was a very moving encounter. so this has been a tremendous 24 hours. >> when was the moment last night, if you're honest, that you thought, we got this, it's all going according to plan? >> when the vote started getting counted we knew quickly we have you know, we have a fairly sophisticated model. we had projections. we knew when we were hitting our targets and our folks were skilled and when we saw the votes coming in, in ohio and virginia -- first it was virginia, an
for the largest veterans day parade in the nation. ♪ first we're going to take you to new york city. veterans were praised for their work in helping recovery efforts after superstorm sandy. now to washington, president obama laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at arlington cemetery. >> this is the first veterans day in a decade in which there are no american troops fighting and dying in iraq. [ applause ] 33,000 of our troops have now returned from afghanistan, and the transition there is under way. after a decade of war, our heroes are coming home. >> president obama says returning veterans deserve quality care to deal with physical and psychological war wounds. >>> more than 60 years ago a world war ii soldier composed a symphony detailing the story of the war and the peace that followed. but for years the music sat on a shelf collecting dust. now that 93-year-old veteran is getting to hear the first live performance of the work he created decades ago. >> my name is harold van buglun and my age is 93, and i am a veteran of world war ii. in 1945 i was stationed in new orleans, louisiana, at
is in gaza city for us right now. sara, what is the very latest on this extremely tense situation? >> reporter: we have just heard moments ago, wolf, another air strike, a huge boom and then a black plume of smoke. you can actually see that with your eyes even though it is very dark here now. as we're getting information in just right now from that latest air strike, we are hearing that there are several people who have been killed. perhaps several children. we're still looking into that right now. this is just one in a series of air strikes today that have been a barrage of blasts all day long followed by huge plumes of black smoke. but we have also seen dozens upon dozens of rockets leaving this area and areas all along the gaza strip into israel. i want to let you hear that. [ gunfire ] okay. that is exactly. all right. i'm going to move out of the way. i'm going to let you get a look here. i'm going to let you get a look at what is going on. now, i can see the black smoke. it's difficult too capture on camera. but you saw that flash. this is what we have been dealing with all
tonight, the nor'easter bearing down on new york and new jersey tonight. new york city's death toll has risen tonight. we are live in one of the hardest hit areas. jo joining me now, top strategist, david axelrod. >> it was a great night to be in that room with that crowd and the sense of joy frankly and spoke to the young volunteers and staff. and it was a very movingen count counter. when was the moment that you thought we've got this it is all going to plan. >> when the vote started getting counted we knew quickly we have a fairly sophisticated model. we knew when we were hitting our targets and our folks were skilled and when we saw the votes coming in, in ohio and virginia, and then in florida, there was a sense that this could be an earlier evening than we thought. we looked at the demographics. pretty much across the board you had a good night on women, independence, younger people. african-americans, it was a pretty big sweeping area of people coming into vote again for you guys. were you pleased about the level of the turnout? and the breath of it. you know, the question that w
city. sara, good morning. >> good morning. yes, we've been seeing air strikes again and again here in gaza city. we've seen more than a dozen air strikes since we've been here, which is a few hours. on the other side of the border, we've been seeing rockets coming in. we're talking about dozens of rockets since the targeted killing of ahmed al jabari, the head of hamas' military wing. now, what we have also seen in the streets are thousands upon thousands of people who participated in the funeral for al jabari. he's not only the head of the military, he was not only a man, a commander of the military, but a man who was one of the founders of hamas, a symbolic member of hamas. so many, many people out to commemorate his death. we saw shooting in the streets, as you see a lot of times during funerals and also for times of celebration. but this one, certainly a commemoration. and then we have been seeing a lot of violence between gaza and israel. we know that there have been at least three people in israel, citizens in their apartment when rockets rained down on the apartment, killing
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defending its cities, following ongoing rocket attacks by palestinian militants. israel's military says it's targeting 100 sites across gaza. i know, youf heard this all before. this time it's different. because egypt is not happy with with israel. it's already reached out to president obama and told him, we must put an end to this aggression. sarah seidner is in the region and has the latest for us this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, carol. yes, the number of those who have been killed during this escalation, fighting between gaza and israels had now risen. three people in israel inside an apartment building killed from a rocket attack sent from gaza, from hamas, the government here. we're now learning that 15 people have been killed here in total today, here in gaza, including nine militants, several children and a pregnant woman. what's happening now is off and on, we are hearing air strikes. again and again across the city, across gaza city and along the gaza strip. we know that there have been more than 196 rockets now that have entered into israel from gaza. we wer
that there were some documents that were still marked as classified. this is a city that's awash with those types of documents. documents that are still marked secret, although people pretty much understand they're not. well, if they're still marked secret they fall under these laws. so we're still left with that question. as someone that's in the practice in the field, i'll tell you that this is a troubling field because it's inconsistently applied. you often see the government coming down very heavily against journalists, whistleblowers, but then when someone like sandy berger, former national security advisor actually hid documents in his socks and took them out of a secure location, he ended up with just a simple misdemeanor so it's a very inconsistent field in terms of its applications. >> bob, one of the things i don't get is jill kelley, who this person is. on that 911 call, she's describing herself as an honorary general counsel. she has connections to all these generals who are e-mailing her thousands of pages of e-mails, and you know, she throws a party that general petraeus goes to,
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